Will fly for health care

July 2008
Employee Benefit News;Jul2008, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p42
The article explores issues concerning the provision of medical tourism options to employees in the U.S. Many are still questioning whether it is a good thing for employers and employees to embrace the prospect of traveling to other countries in pursuit of quality health care at a much lower cost. It notes that employers seem to be less fearful of care abroad and are just happy about the immense cost savings from medical tourism. The Medical Tourism Association launched a print magazine and electronic newsletter called "Medical Travel Today."


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